HRHS Tours

TOURS 2021

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 9:30am to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 11:20pm
Speaker: 
Varies

Our Tour Season for 2021 has officially begun!   

We are pleased to provide these informative, low cost, high fun monthly tours in and around the local area. 


Tuesday, June 29 --Daniels Park.   10 am - 1:00 pm SOLD OUT

                                  Go behind the scenes and visit the barn, caretakers cottage, and gazebo.  Get a rare glimpse beyond

                                  gates to marvel at the natural beauty of the front range, while learning about the history of Florence Martin and the

                                  buffalo.  Shannon Dennison with Denver Mountain Parks is our guide thru buffalo time!!

                                  The fun continues at the Picnic Shelter, where lunch will be provided, and more tales of the

                                  fascinating history of Riley Hill, Pretty Woman Ranch, the Kit Carson Memorial, and the Shelter itself.

                                  HRHS Members $20,  Non-Members $23


Thursday, July 8  -- HR Town Center & Civic Green Park, Veterans Monument, and the HR Library. 10 am - 1:00 pm

                                  Walking tour of the central Highlands Ranch Area, starting and ending at Lansdown Arms. Explore the origins of Town

                                  Center and Civic Green Park, visit the various areas that are seen but probably not appreciated!  Visit the Veterans

                                  Monument and get a guided tour of the beautiful newly remodeled HR Library.   Lunch at Lansdown Arms

                                  (not included) and tour the building, while getting a birds eye view of the Town Center from the rooftop patio. 

                                  HRHS Members $6, Non-Members $9


Tuesday, July 20 --  Louviers and Sedalia  9:30 am - 1:00 pm

                                Join Joyce Rovetta, Jonny Beeman, and Mary O'Pry for this walking journey back in time.   Visit the

                                unique "company town" of Louviers, while learning about the history of not only the town, but also the DuPont Company

                                and the explosive nature of the town!   Following the walking tour of Louviers, we head to the nearby town of Sedalia,

                                where we enjoy a delicious lunch at iconic Bud's Bar (included) and then end the tour at the Sedalia Museum and Gardens.

                                HRHS Members $18, Non-Members $21


Monday, August 2 -- Cherry Creek State Park     9:30 am - 12:30

                                Tammy with Cherry Creek State Park will be our guide as we explore the park from the East Reservoir area.

                                We will start out slow and easy, enjoying bagels and coffee (included)  by the glistening water, admiring the DTC skyline,                                     the many and varied water craft, and the beautiful front range mountains from our water-side picnic shade.

                                We then venture on to the Swim Beach and nature area, for a history lesson about the Dam, the Flood

                                and the natural beauty of the fauna and flora of this State Park.  Our visit will include an easy nature walk in the area.

                                We will also drive in and out of the Park from the West entrance, so that the beauty of the Park and the many and varied

                                areas can be seen coming and going!    Participants may elect to stay longer, to explore on their own.

                                Note: there is an   $11 entrance fee per vehicle (not included)

                                HRHS Members $10,  Non-Members $13


Tuesday, August 17 --  Cherokee Castle Tour with Meg and John   10 am - 1:00 pm   

                            Meg Anderson and John Lake once again take us on a journey through the exquisite Cherokee Castle.

                                Meg, former Caterer to Tweet Kimble, and John, Tweet's former Butler and Many of Many Hats, will enchant

                                and delight as they share insider information on Tweet, the Castle then and now.  We will tour the Castle main level and

                                upstairs, learning about the beautiful artifacts, building, and activities.  Following this special tour, we are welcome to

                                bring our own lunch, and enjoy it on the Castle grounds. This is an annual delight, and this tour always sells out!

                               HRHS  Members  $20,  Non-Members $23


  Saturday, September 11-- Native American Culturally Modified Tree Hike with John Anderson     9 am - 12 pm                                           John Anderson will lead this fascinating journey through Fox Run Regional Park in the Black Forest area. 

                                 Along the way the many and varied culturally modified trees will be visited, and stories of the meaning and 

                                 characteristics  of the trees will be explored.  

                                  HRHS Members  $17, Non-Members $20 


Sometime in September--Seven Stones Presentation and Highline Walk with the Audubon Society      10 am - 1 pm

                                    Details coming soon.   Stay tuned.


 

Tuesday, October 5 -- Fairmount Cemetery Tour  10 am - 1 pm 

                               Discover one of Denver’s most renowned contemporary horticultural, wildlife and civic assets. It’ll take more than

                                    one Fairmount  visit for us to cover the 280 acres of trees, monuments, gardens and historical structures. Let's get

                                    started!  On this visit we will see a variety of areas, including Millionaire's Road, visit some Colorado pioneers, and learn

                                     a lot about Denver History along the way.   Following the tour we will picnic in the Rose Garden (lunch is included).

                                       HRHS Members $30,  Non-Members $33
 


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Location

varies
PO Box 631334
Highlands Ranch 80163